Achievement award gives accolades to victim advocates
Detective Sgt. Adam Hornick of the Bethlehem Police Department was this year’s recipient of the Sheriff George L. Infante Outstanding Achievement in Law Enforcement Award.
The Bethlehem Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred at the Delaware Avenue Pioneer Bank on Saturday, May 2.
Employee of the North Albany Terminal Company in Glenmont made the discovery
Bethlehem police have identified the body found earlier this week in the Hudson River as David Betterton, 41, of Duchess County, following an autopsy.
A 15-year-old Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School student is facing several charges for allegedly writing a bomb threat on a bathroom wall at the school on March 9.
A Feura Bush teenager allegedly stole a candelabrum from a neighbor’s home and pawned the item, according to police.
A motorcyclist who led police on a chase down the Northway last year, with two packages of cocaine strapped to himself, was found guilty in absentia on several charges last week, according to the county District Attorney’s Office.
Former county legislator resigns from Bethlehem Democratic Committee
Howard Shafer is facing additional charges tied to him allegedly dumping soiled cat litter several times near two homes, and he reportedly resigned his political committee position.
A Delmar man allegedly had an on-going sexual relationship with a person younger than 13 years old for a “considerable amount of time,” according to police.
A 38-year-old man allegedly attempted to forcibly touch inside the bathroom at a restaurant in Crossgates Mall on Friday afternoon, March 20, according to police.
Bethlehem peer program helps adolescents get second chance
Although Bethlehem Youth Court has seen a decrease in cases the last few years, those who go through the program are presented with more charges.
Howard A. Shafer, of Selkirk, was arrested for allegedly dumping soiled cat litter on local cul-de-sac proprieties on two occasions, according to police.
A Selkirk man is facing felony drug charges after police found his vehicle driven into the snow embankment of the eastbound lane on Feura Bush Road, just west of the intersection with Elsmere Avenue.
Former county legislator Brian Scavo was arraigned on a sealed indictment Monday, March 2, for felony forgery charges, according to county District Attorney David Soares.
A local resident on New Year’s Eve told a Syracuse man they did not want to see him anymore, but he continued contacting them and allegedly revealed he took unauthorized nude photographs of the victim.
Saihing Chan, 21, pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree and identity theft in the first degree, both felonies, in Albany County Court Tuesday, Jan. 13.